PMS AND OTHER HORMONAL IMBALANCES IN WOMEN
(sometimes called PMT = PREMENSTRUAL TENSION)
The effects of hormonal interference -pill (generally mix of progesterone and oestrogen), Mirena coil (intrauterine contraception with progestogen)
PMDD = premenstural dysphoric disorder, similar to PMS but more serious (causes severe irritability, depression, or/and anxiety week or two before period. This condition can often make every day life very difficult, with having to take time off work, unable to socialise and having a healthy relationship because of the mental/emotional state is so severely affected and very difficult to control.
A women can experience range of emotional symptoms; from mood swings, feeling upset, tearful, angry or irritable for no apparent reason, feeling overwhelmed to lack of energy and interest in activities that you normally enjoy.
Physically, the experience can range from breast tenderness or swelling, pain in muscles and joints, headaches, feeling bloated or sleep issues. In some cases, suicidal feelings/thoughts can be experienced as well.
Medication prescribed for this condition is often either an anti-depressant or painkillers.
The cause of this hasn’t been scientifically defined, however it is obvious that there is a clear link to hormones and the inability to adjust to the change of hormones during a female cycle.
Hormones, their production and distribution is taken care of by the endocrine system. It is a complex network of glands and organs. It uses hormones to control and coordinate your body’s metabolism, energy level, reproduction, growth and development, and response to injury, stress and mood. The following are integral parts of this system: hypothalamus, pineal and pituitary glands, thyroid and parathyroid, thymus, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovary in women and testis in men.
DO YOU SUFFER FROM PMS OR PMDD (or any other condition like endometriosis or PCOS) AND WOULD LIKE TO TRY A NATURAL WAY OF HELPING YOUR BODY TO HEAL ITSELF SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO PUT UP WITH THIS EVERY SINGLE MONTH?
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